5 Shocking Scandals That Rocked Obscure Sports
The Olympic Games were rocked by their first big scandal amid revelations that eight female badminton players were deliberately losing their matches in hopes of earning more favorable late-round matchups. As a result, the Olympic committee disqualified all four teams.
5 Schools That Couldn’t Avoid the Dreaded ‘Death Penalty’
Penn State got hit with severe sanctions by the NCAA on Monday morning, including a $60 million fine, a four-year football postseason ban and a vacation of all wins dating back to 1998.
John Tortorella and 10 Other Coaches Who Flipped Out On the Media
The hockey world is buzzing about Rangers’ coach John Tortorella’s short temper when it comes to post-game press conferences.
Jimmy Kimmel Lights Up the White House Correspondents’ Dinner By Roasting Obama and the Secret Service
There were a lot of stars that showed up to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner this weekend, but it was Jimmy Kimmel‘s speech (or should we say “roast”?) that truly made the event worth watching.
10 Athletes Who Released Terrible Songs
Some people should leave their 'talents' on the field.
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Oscars
With Oscars season upon us, it’s anyone’s guess who will take home the gold. Each year, some newcomers crash the party among veteran actors who command the red carpet at the Academy Awards.
Oklahoma State Women’s Basketball Coach Kurt Budke Killed in Plane Crash
Oklahoma State, which dealt with the tragic deaths of 10 people in a 2001 plane crash, including some men’s basketball players, is reeling from another crash that took the lives of women’s basketball coach Kurt Budke and an assistant coach, Miranda Serna.
IndyCar Driver Dan Wheldon Dies in Fiery Pileup [PHOTO, VIDEO]
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon was killed on Sunday after his car collided with others during the IndyCar Series season finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. His death was pronounced approximately two hours after he was airlifted to University Medical Center.
Texas A&M Will Join the SEC in 2012
After weeks of rumors, Texas A&M is set to leave the Big 12 and to join the SEC, the league said on Sunday. The move will go into effect next July. “We are excited to begin competition in the nation’s premier athletic conference,” Texas A&M President R. Bowen Loftin said in a statement.